Posts Tagged: advocate

A Christmas homecoming: After years in foster care, a boy finds his place

Shortly before the holiday, Maryland CASA worked with staff and volunteers of CASA of Anne Arundel County, Inc. to highlight a recent success story! The article covers CASA volunteer, Caryn Weaver, and her passion and dedication for helping children in need – specifically, an eleven-year-old boy who, after 2,295 days in foster care and 11… Read more »

Shine a light of hope this Holiday Season!

Dear Friend of CASA: Today in Maryland, nearly 5,000 abused and neglected children are out there, separated from family and friends, just hoping for a guiding light to help them through the holidays. For many of these children, the light they seek can be found in the eyes of a caring, compassionate, and loving Court Appointed… Read more »

CASA Featured in December’s Chesapeake Family LIFE Magazine

CASA was featured in this month’s edition of the Chesapeake Family LIFE Magazine! Read the article and hear from CASA staff as well as Pat Howe, a veteran volunteer from Anne Arundel County CASA, Inc., on how Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) make a difference for children in need. Special thank you to Joyce Heid, associate editor,… Read more »

Allegany County | 7 New CASA Volunteers Sworn-In to Advocate for Children

CUMBERLAND – Earlier this month, The Hon. Jeffrey S. Getty and The Hon. W. Timothy Finan swore in 7 new volunteers as CASAs— Court-Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children. Family and friends gathered in the Allegany County Court House to watch the volunteers take an oath promising to advocate for the best interests… Read more »

November is National Adoption Month. Get Involved Today!

November kicks off National Adoption Month; a month dedicated to raising awareness for children and youth in foster care who are seeking their forever families. Since 1995, the Children’s Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has been developing ways to best serve youth in foster care. This year’s tagline for the month-long campaign is… Read more »

Press Release: Team CASA raises nearly $50,000 at Baltimore Running Festival for abused & neglected children

BALTIMORE, Md—On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, more than 190 runners (and walkers) joined Maryland CASA Association and local Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs as “Superheroes for Children” at the 17th Annual Baltimore Running Festival and raised nearly $50,000 to expand their advocacy services for abused and neglected children. Maryland CASA Association supports the work… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Sonia

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook, Twitter, or in an email – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! I am the oldest of seven children. We almost took care… Read more »

#WhyWeRun | Meet Daniel, Age 14

Note: If you are a Team CASA Runner or Walker who is reading, share this post to your Facebook or Twitter via the buttons below – be sure to include a link to your personal fundraising page and ask your friends, family, and co-workers to support your race! Daniel* is a 14-year-old boy who had… Read more »

Cecil County | Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Pearson

A family man with three adult children and long-term Perryville resident, Steven Pearson has always looked for ways to “give back” to his community and help make a difference. Serving as Town Commissioner, Mayor, a member of the Board of Directors for both the Perryville Little League and Perryville Junior Football League, and his latest… Read more »

Carroll County | Four Volunteers Sworn in as CASAs

Westminster, MD – Voices for Children of Carroll County, a program dedicated to providing professionally trained volunteer advocates to ensure abused and neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings find safe, permanent homes has sworn in four (4) new Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to serve in Carroll County. Having completed 35 hours of pre-service… Read more »